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December 2013

Minutes from the CRNBC board meeting.

CRNBC Board Meeting - December 6, 2013
0830 hours
CRNBC Boardroom - 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In Attendance

Mary Kjorven, Chair
Gwen Herrington, Vice-chair
Catherine Anderson
Stephanie Buckingham
Chilwin Cheng
Colleen Driscoll
Sheila Farrell
Anne Gavey
Lorraine Grant
Colleen Hay
Ana-Maria Hobrough
Marilyn Loewen Mauritz
Pearl Pacheco
Kath-Ann Terrett
Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer

Also in Attendance

Leadership Team:

Natasha Dookie, Deputy Registrar/Director, Registration, Inquiry and Discipline
Francine Gaudet, Director, Communications
Katherine Graham, Director, Human Resources and Organization Development
Daniel Laflèche, Director, Corporate Support

CRNBC Staff:

Karen Davis, Executive Assistant to the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
Indy DeLeon, Administrative Support (Observer)
Kirsten I'Anson, Temporary Registration Assessor (Observer)
Adrian Lam, Project Manager/Business Analyst(Observer)
Elissa Pak, Temporary Registration Assessor (Observer)
Sharon Palagain, Helpdesk/Information Systems Coordinator (Observer)

Call to Order

13-12-01

 

Mary Kjorven, Chair, called the meeting to order at 0832 hours.

Approval of Agenda

13-12-02

 

By general consent it was agreed to adopt the agenda as amended to include the late addition item ("Nurse Practitioner Standards Committee Appointment").

   
Carried

Approval of Minutes

13-12-03  

Moved and seconded to approve the following minutes of the CRNBC Board with the noted amendments:

  • September 27, 2013; and
  • November 18, 2013 (teleconference); amended to indicate that Colleen Hay was in attendance.
   
Carried

Financial Statements Report

13-12-04  

Moved and seconded to accept the Financial Statements Report and receive the draft September 30, 2013 financial statements as circulated.

   
Carried

Proposed Budget 2014/15

13-12-05  

Moved and seconded to approve the following funds to be used in response to the following financial risks:

  • Poor investment performance: $1,384,000;
  • Reduction in registrant renewals: $411,000;
  • Unforeseen operation costs: $390,000; and
  • Unplanned staff changes: NIL.
   
Carried
13-12-06  

Moved and seconded to approve the minimum required unrestricted net asset level of $1.5 Million.

   
Carried
13-12-07  

Moved and seconded to approve the 2014/15 budget, including the identified appropriations and reserves.

   
Carried
13-12-08  

Approve an increase in the fee for NP Competency Assessment to $7,000 through the following motion:

RESOLVED THAT in accordance with the authority established in section 19(1) of the Health Professions Act, and subject to filing with the minister as required by section 19(3) of the Health Professions Act, the Board amend the Bylaws of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, as set out in the Schedule attached to this Resolution.

   
Carried

Board Development Committee - Governance Review

13-12-09  

Moved and seconded to approve the appointment of:

  • Catherine Anderson;
  • Sheila Farrell; and
  • Ana-Maria Hobrough,

to assist the Board Development Committee in the Board governance review.

   
Carried
13-12-10  

Moved and seconded to approve the Board Development Committee recommendation to identify, improve and submit policy recommendations to the Board over the next 24 months.

   
Carried

Registrar/CEO's Report

   

Information item.

Strategic Plan 2013-15 Update

   

Information item.

Late Addition: Nurse Practitioner Standards Committee Appointment

13-12-11  

Moved and seconded to approve the appointment of Jennifer Beaveridge to the nurse practitioner position on the Nurse Practitioner Standards Committee. Term of office commences December 9, 2013 and expires the day after the first sitting of the newly-appointed Board in 2015.

   
Carried
13-12-12  

Moved and seconded to approve the appointment of Erica Maynard as an alternate nurse practitioner member on the Nurse Practitioner Standards Committee. Term of office commences December 9, 2013 and expires the day after the first sitting of the newly-appointed Board in 2014.

   
Carried

Adjournment

The Open Session adjourned at 0958 hours.

Certified as Approved

Mary Kjorven, Chair
Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
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